Raveena Tandon was called arrogant for not listening to the men of Bollywood. Will we ever stop shaming and labelling women for standing up for themselves?
The outcry against nepotism in films and the hegemony of star kids might have a solution, if only these recommendations are considered.
Bandish Bandits does not give its female characters the space or the arcs they deserve. However its portrayal of egoistic, toxic men destroying the lives of others around them, is spot on.
Feminist Tamil songs, especially in some of the newer movies, come as a breath of fresh air in an industry often dominated by hero worship.
The core of the movie is not about Shakunatala Devi's achievements. It paints her as a selfish woman who abandons her daughter in search of fame and money.
Watching Shakuntala Devi left me with a lot of questions but mostly, I wondered what if it were a standalone movie exploring a mother-daughter relationship.
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